About the Book
They must uncover the truth before it’s buried forever.
After witnessing a wrongful conviction as a young girl, Rebecca Whitman–the first female court reporter in Montana–is now determined to defend the innocent. During a murder trial, something doesn’t sit well with her about the case, but no one except the handsome new Carnegie librarian will listen to her.
Librarian Mark Andrews’s father sent him to college hoping he would take over the business side of the family ranch, but Mark would rather wrangle books than cows. When a patron seeks help with research in hopes of proving a man’s innocence, Mark is immediately drawn to her and her cause.
In a race against time, will Rebecca and Mark find the evidence they need–and open their hearts to love–before it’s too late?
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In My Opinion
There were things I loved about The Heart’s Choice by Tracie Peterson and Kimberley Woodhouse. And then there were parts I wasn’t too impressed with.
Let’s start with what I loved. The hero and heroine. I love that the hero is bookish. I mean, he’s a librarian, after all. I liked that even though there was strife, he loved his family. I also enjoyed getting to know Rebecca—who is the first female court report in the state of Montana, and she has even greater ambitions. I adored the friends to more romance which progressed at just the right pace.
However, the mystery in this story was on the weak side. I knew who the villain was the moment he was on the page, and he felt like a very one-dimensional character. I also can’t stand it when a story takes too long to get to what’s on the back cover blurb (yes, I read those to help me determine whether or not I will like a book). For this particular story, what’s on the blurb is such a small part of the story and doesn’t even take place until halfway through the book, I was beginning to wonder if it ever would.
In conclusion, weighing my likes and dislikes of The Heart’s Choice, the book falls into the average category for me. But because I’m a fan of these two authors, I’ll still be reading the next book in the Jewels of Kallispell series and hoping for a story I love as much as many other books written by Peterson and Woodhouse (together and separately).
Disclosure statement: I receive complimentary books from publishers, publicists, and/or authors, including NetGalley. I am not required to write positive reviews. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.
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